Student Headquarters


Degree Resources

Get the nuts and bolts information, resources, handbooks, and forms you need for degree planning, writing your portfolio, meeting degree requirements, and more.  

  • Handbooks
  • Forms
  • Degree Planning Resources
  • Fulfilling Gen Eds
  • Taking Time Off
Academic Support

In addition to your academic advising team, UMass Amherst offers you a slate of academic support services designed to help you stay on track academically and push you past the finish line.

  • Library
  • Tutoring
  • Disability Services
  • Learning Online/Study Tips
Community Resources

You are not alone. Community resources are available to support you on your journey. Connect with affinity groups, get help with childcare, talk with fellow students and alumni, and more. 

  • Active Military and Veterans
  • Child Care
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • First Generation
  • Friends of UWW
  • UWW on Facebook
Technical Support

From technical requirements for online learning to getting tech help and free software, learn about the computer support available to you as a UMass Amherst student. 

  • IT Guide for Students
  • Technical Support
  • Computer Requirements
  • Getting a New Computer 
  • Free Software

Each year, UMass Amherst and UWW award thousands in scholarship assistance. Learn more about scholarship and microgrant funds, and how you can apply. 

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Meet Your Support Team

Learn about and connect with the advisors, faculty, and staff who are here for you every step of the way. 

Interdisciplinary Studies Faculty and Staff Learn more.

Top Announcements

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R1 Exam September 7-8
The deadline to register is August 29.
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Fall 2021 Scholarship Deadline August 25
The committee encourages all UWW Interdisciplinary Studies students with financial need to apply.
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Fall 2021 New Student Orientation Options
Choices will include a two-hour hybrid event and a one-hour webinar.
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Application Open for David A. Cole Scholarship
The deadline to apply for a fall David A. Cole Scholarship is August 6.
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Save the Date for UWW's 50th Anniversary Homecoming Event
Mark your calendars for our November 2 homecoming event!
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50 years of access and innovation
Summer Add/Drop & Withdrawal Advisory Available
Learn about all the deadlines and implications.
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New Partnership with Boston Children's Hospital
Are you a BCH employee? Get a 10% discount on courses starting July 1, 2021
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Registration Ongoing for Fall 2021
Course registration is ongoing for the fall 2021 semester.
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Summer Writing Center Schedule Announced
The Writing Center will be open for UWW Interdisciplinary Studies students.
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You did it! Learn everything you need to know about graduating and about your commencement ceremonies. 

Graduation Learn more.